October 02, 2012 4:04pm PT by Philiana Ng
TLC Orders 'Starter Wives' Reality Series
Hollywood exes will be front and center in a new reality series on TLC.
One day after the cable network greenlighted a docuseries centered on former TLC member Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, it has gone ahead with Starter Wives (working title). The series will offer a glimpse into the world of celebrity ex-wives and ex-girlfriends and will focus on seven women, including the exes of Lamar Odom, 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather.
Production on the four-episode series is scheduled to begin this month, with a premiere eyed for early 2013. NOLA will produce.
Here is the official cast:
· Zakia Baum: Ex-girlfriend of Jermaine “Maino” Coleman; mother of his son.
· Cheryl Caruso: Ex-wife of mobster Phillip Caruso; mother of his two daughters.
· Josie Harris: Ex-girlfriend of Mayweather; mother of his three children.
· Monica Joseph-Taylor: Soon-to-be ex-wife of Aston “Funkmaster Flex” Taylor; mother of his two children.
· Liza Morales: Ex-girlfriend of Odom; mother of his three children.
· Tashera Simmons: Ex-wife of Earl “DMX” Simmons; mother of four of his children.
· Shaniqua Tompkins: Ex-girlfriend of Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson; mother of his son.